The signing ceremony of industry-university-research cooperation agreement between Nanjing Normal University and Beijing Mobike Technology Co.,Ltd was held on Xianlin Campus on October 19, 2017. Those who attended the signing ceremony which is also green and low-carbon development seminar, are Vice President of NNU Lixin Tian, former counselor of the State Council and director of National Energy Administration Dingming Xu, division chief of Management Sciences Department of the National Natural Science Foundation of China Liexun Yang, senior director of Beijing Mobike Technology Co. Dong Zhao and the chief expert Ya Zhou.
Vice President Lixin Tian, in his speech, extended cordial welcome to leaders, specialists and entrepreneurs who attended the ceremony. He also introduced NNU from four aspects including teacher resources, discipline construction, scientific research and talents training. According to him, the shared bike study team is organized to cooperate with Mobike, and the members of this team are backbone teachers in NNU’s preponderant disciplines like economics, management science, mathematics, computer science and geography, and industry experts in research centers including the spatial big data engineering center of Jiangsu Province. He pointed out, this cooperation between Mobike and NNU would promote optimization and upgrading of the regional industrial structure, and drive the green and low-carbon economic development, as the former is the model enterprise in the field of the shared bike and the latter is the university in the process of “Double First-Class” construction, which is national construction plan of world-class universities and first-class disciplines. Lixin Tian hoped that the two sides could give full play to their own favorable conditions, complement each other’s advantages, and realize data resource sharing to accomplish high-level achievements.
Dong Zhao introduced past development, present business conditions and current priorities of Mobike. He said, this cooperation in green and low-carbon development between NNU which is the university with discipline advantages and Mobike would surely promote sharing economy and green low-carbon economic development in China. Participants of the seminar expressed congratulation to this cooperation and had in-depth discussion based on the theme “ green and low-carbon development” .
The deputy director of Science and Technology Department of NNU Chuanchao Dai and Dong Zhao respectively represented NNU and Mobike to sign the industry-university-research cooperation agreement. After the signing ceremony, Dingming Xu and Ya Zhou made academic reports to teachers and students of Business School of NNU, which are separately entitled “Environmental Behavior For Green and Low-carbon Development” and “Smart Bikes Reshape Urban Transportation” .